The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military in the East said a group of Taliban militants were attempting to carry out attack on army outposts in Uzbin Dara area of the district on Friday.
The statement further added the armed forces carried out operations against the hideout of the militants based on intelligence tip as they were planning the attack, leaving at least two of the militants dead and another militant wounded.
According Silab Corps, the militants killed during the operation have been identified as Mohammad Gul and Syed Karim while another militant identified as Asadullah has sustained injuries.
The anti-government armed militant groups including Taliban militants have not commented regarding the report so far.
This comes as the Taliban militants have stepped up efforts during the recent months to increase their insurgency activities in Kabul’s Sarobi district.
Similar incidents involving armed attacks and clashes between the Afghan forces and the Taliban militants have been reported during the recent weeks as well.